The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had SQL Server Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Developer
Rank 133 116 105
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 15 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.16% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.17% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 12
Median daily rate £295 £370 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.27% +18.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £343
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.26 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +84.34%
SQL Server Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3145 2350 2400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.65% 94.99% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1389 1219
Median daily rate £400 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 150 188
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.78 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the West Midlands region.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the West Midlands region.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -9 6 £295 -21.33%
Coventry - 6 £295 - 1
Staffordshire - 3 £300 -
SQL Server Developer
England

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, SQL Server Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (91.67%) SQL
3 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (54.17%) C#
4 13 (54.17%) .NET
5 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (45.83%) T-SQL
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (41.67%) Oracle
7 10 (41.67%) ETL
8 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
8 9 (37.50%) .NET Framework
9 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (25.00%) Migration
11 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
13 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
13 4 (16.67%) XML
13 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
14 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
14 3 (12.50%) XSD
14 3 (12.50%) XSLT
14 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
14 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
14 3 (12.50%) Data Management

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (4.17%) OLTP
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) Ant
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
2 9 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (12.50%) WCF
4 3 (12.50%) XSD
4 3 (12.50%) XSLT
5 2 (8.33%) REST
5 2 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (4.17%) MDX
6 1 (4.17%) OAuth
6 1 (4.17%) RESTful
6 1 (4.17%) SAML
6 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Reference Data
2 2 (8.33%) Data Conversion
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ETL
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Data Management
5 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.50%) Data Transformation
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) High Availability
6 2 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (8.33%) Master Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) API Integration
7 1 (4.17%) Data Validation
7 1 (4.17%) ETL Development
7 1 (4.17%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) C#
3 11 (45.83%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.17%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) RedGate
3 1 (4.17%) Sybase